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Good News Bad News Stats For Teen Substance Abuse

The rates of substance abuse among high school students continue to decline. But there are some new issues.

12/23/2014

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Survey: E-Cigarettes Surpass Regular Cigs In Teen Use

Electronic cigarettes have surpassed traditional smoking in popularity among teens, the government’s annual drug use survey finds.

12/17/2014

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Study: Stress Causes Aging — Even In Teens And Pre-teens

Researchers say they looked at 97 healthy 10- to 14-year-old girls with either a maternal history of depression or no history of the disorder.

12/09/2014

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Police: Delaware Teens Use Paintball Gun In Robbery Attempt

Four teenagers were arrested in Wilmington after police they say three of them tried to use a paintball gun to rob several people.

12/05/2014

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Earlier School Start Times Result In Higher Crash Rates For Teen Drivers

New research out of Virginia has some disturbing news for the parents of teenage drivers.

11/24/2014

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Students’ Character Counts As A Predictor Of Success

A new study from the Brookings Institution shows that character skills that improve performance can mean more to success than academic skills.

11/10/2014

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2 Local Professors’ Research Finds Teens Having “Sex Parties” Is Mostly Just An Urban Legend

It’s a sign of the times, stories of sexual misbehavior by seemingly a whole generation of young people. The good news is, say two local researchers, that it’s largely not true.

10/05/2014

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Trends In Teen Drinking Habits

Teenagers who try their first alcoholic drink at a young age are more likely to get intoxicated while young and drink more frequently.

10/03/2014

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Pediatricians Urge Use Of IUDs Or Implants For Teen Girls

Teen girls who have sex should use IUDs or hormonal implants — long-acting birth control methods that are effective, safe and easy to use, the nation’s most influential pediatricians’ group recommends.

09/29/2014

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Police Release Sketches Of Teens Wanted In Attack Of 12-Year-Old In Wheelchair

Police in Delaware are searching for two juveniles who robbed a 12-year-old confined to a wheelchair.

09/09/2014

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Pediatricians’ Rx For Schools: Later Start Times

Pediatricians have a new prescription for schools: later start times for teens.

08/25/2014

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Video Games Impact Kids’ Socialization

I think we are all in agreement that too much time spent playing video games is a bad thing for kids, but what about a few hours a week?

08/11/2014

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Rockstar To Perform At Fundraiser For Charity That Helps Teens Deal With Cancer

A legendary rocker will be in concert at the Kimmel Center on Monday night. It’s a fundraiser for a charity that helps teenagers deal with a cancer diagnosis and treatment.

07/27/2014

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VIDEO: Teens Steal $4,800 In Items From Philadelphia Home

Philadelphia police are searching for three suspects, possibly as young as 13-years-of age, in connection with the burglary of a home earlier this week.

07/18/2014

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3 On Your Side: Safest Cars For Teen Drivers

A national safety organization has compiled a list of cars that are reasonable in price and reliable in safety. 3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan has the details.

07/16/2014

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